The Conflict Resolution Initiative

(CRI) provides information and training in mediation and conflict resolution strategies within communities and organizations, and between partners in development projects and other activities. Working with participatory techniques, it helps devise community-based problem-solving for achieving long-term change, and methods of co-existence between peoples in conflict. Topics covered include:

  • Conflict Analysis and Management
  • Ethnic and Cultural Identity
  • Comparative Religious Traditions
  • Nationalism and Federalism
  • Modernization
  • Institutional Development
  • Resource Conflicts
  • Communication Skills
  • Mediation Techniques
  • Development Strategies
  • Community-based Change
  • Risk and Resource Mapping
  • Participatory Methods
  • Case Studies